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Classic Lasagna

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  • 1 pound lasagna noodles (box of dry, you will need 16 noodles. A one pound box contains 20 noodles so you will have four extra. Usually a few get broken so this usually works out)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup onions (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound sausage meat (ground Italian, hot or sweet your choice)
  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes (we use Cento)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 tablespoons basil (or 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil)
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 pounds whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Italian flat leaf parsley (chopped fresh)
  • 2 1/2 cups tomato sauce
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella (sliced into 12 slices)
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium100% DV2390mg
    Fat97% DV63g
    Protein106% DV54g
    Carbs7% DV22g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories880Calories from Fat570
    Total Fat63g97%
    Saturated Fat29g145%
    Trans Fat1.5g
    Calories from Fat570
    Total Carbohydrate22g7%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A50%
    Vitamin C25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Joanne 6 days ago
    Used cottage cheese. First 2 layers oven ready lasagna layer...boiled regular lasagne noodles
    Holly Lynch 23 days ago
    First time making lasagna, and it was amazing!!!! Everyone was impressed by this dish! So tasty! Followed everything to a T but forgot the eggs (oops duh I know) but honestly it made no difference at all! This dish was awesome! I used fresh parsley and basil from my garden. I even used part skim milk ricotta cheese and reduced fat mozzarella-No one could tell the difference!! I will definitely be making this again in the near future !!!!! Highly recommend! It’s also enough for a large crowd or great for many yummy leftovers! Thanks for this recipe xx
    Leighlaa Beng a month ago
    “No chef” but today I’m feeling like one! Turned out absolutely amazing. I followed the directions to the “T”... minus the sausages— I used Polska Kielbasa sausages instead. Very flavorful!
    Linda a month ago
    This was outstanding. Made enough for 3 meals
    Mary Can Cook 2 months ago
    This came out amazing! Everyone loved it. Next time I will definitely add more of the ricotta cheese mixture as it was phenomenal :)
    Megan Copley 2 months ago
    I added about 3 tablespoons of brown sugar to my meat sauce and I ran out of mozzarella so I added some Colby Jack on top. I only used 1 cup of tomato sauce in the bottom.
    Bob Gray 2 months ago
    Excellent recipe. I used my own sauce. It tuned out perfect!
    adrian 3 months ago
    Awesome...I used it as a guide but made modifications such as using Ragu etc.
    Omega 3 months ago
    Turned out fabulous! so much flavor and deliciousness. I used fresh basil and parsley from my herb garden and really added a nice extra flavor boost!
    Harrison 3 months ago
    great one of the best
    Vik 3 months ago
    Delicious lasagna! I used sour cream and herb cream cheese instead of the ricotta and added a bit less salt. We loved it!
    Tanner Johnson 3 months ago
    Good overall format but the sauce seemed a little lackluster. Still looking for a great lasagna recipe.
    Kj 3 months ago
    Very delicious took some time but end result is worth it
    Maryam 4 months ago
    It was really good .
    Marc Held 4 months ago
    So good -- time consuming but worth it
    Summer 5 months ago
    Good recipe, tasted great
    Jessica W. 5 months ago
    it was amazing! my very first attempt! everyone loved it!
    Lynn 5 months ago
    absolutley fabulous right down to the home made sauce definitely a keeper
    Very tasty. Very traditional. Very good will make again
    munsey wheby 6 months ago
    this is a fantastic dish! great recipe
    Graham 6 months ago
    Turned Out pretty good forgot how much work goes into making Lasagna.
    Dudley B. 7 months ago
    Good dish my family loved it !
    Jeanette Ward 7 months ago
    Great easy and delicious! Highly recommended
    Kevin Kelley 8 months ago
    great! used only beef and cut recipe in half.
    Ron H. 8 months ago
    Good, but needed more sauce.
    Russ Price 9 months ago
    This lasagna is excellent! We have used their sauce recipe which is amazing when we have time and used a jar when we didn't. We have also done it with and without the sliced mozzarella, used dry and instant noodles, and used a variety of combinations of meats. It is always delicious! Comfort food at its best.
    Tameika W. 9 months ago
    It turned out great. It was my best lasagne ever. I only used ground beef, because my husband doesn't eat pork. I also omitted the mint. I felt it wasn't necessary and I used mixed italian cheeses and a cheddar/mozzarella mix.
    Hussam Amer 9 months ago
    It was really easy to make and delicious. I substituted the sausage meat with ground meat because that’s what I had but still it was excellent. Definitely would make it again!
    Peter W. 10 months ago
    Excellent recipe, best ever. Use fresh lasagna even better
    David R. a year ago
    Excellent recipe, best I’ve found. Delicious lasagna. It needs a little more salt in the sauce (purely my opinion), but no other adjustments necessary.

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